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Blazing a Genetic Trail

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Material Type: Presentation
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Date Added to MERLOT: March 22, 2006
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 24, 2012
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Author: Edited by Maya Pines Send email to Edited by Maya Pines 
Howard Hughe Medical Institute
Submitter : Alan Wolf


The web version of a Howard Hughes Medical Institute report on genetic diseases. It offers descriptions of the research and discovery of disease like cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease. It also discusses different forms of inherence (dominant, recessive, sex-linked), as well as discussions of mutation, protein translation... More

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Web browser
Language: Spanish, English Material Version: Revised 2002
Cost Involved: no Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no Copyright: yes
Creative Commons: unsure

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Avatar for Dr. Sherri Restauri
2 years ago

Dr. Sherri Restauri (Administrator)

Great supplemental information for biological discussions in developmental psychology, or as a supplemental reading. Love the pop up definitions that do not interfere with the readings. Very straightforward. I have links to this site in our LMS for a couple of my classes'.

Time spent reviewing site: 5 min
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Avatar for Suzanne Kissel
4 years ago

Suzanne Kissel (Staff)

Although this is good reference material, it would be difficult for me to see how to assign it in a class. It doesn't really go deep enough to be other than introductory.
Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes

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